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Title: EQUIPMENT FOR THE REMOTE OPENING OF GLASS AMPOULES CONTAINING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL. (in Czech)

Abstract

The design amd performance characteristics of a novel remote manipulator for opening glass ampoules containing radioactive materials are descrtbed. The well-known method of first heating the glass with a hot wire and then rapidly chilling the area with water or other liquid is employed for cutting the ampoule open, using a 220-4 v. fast transformer as source of current. The secondary coil can be adjusted in 2 steps from 0 to 12 v. Design of the head is unique because it not only holds the hot wire used for cutting the glass but it ts provided with a syringe by means of which cold water can be squirted onto the heated areas of the glass. An extension tube contains the necessary electrical connections for the removable cutting head, while the other end of this tube is fastened to a pistol grip, being similar to a Weyland solder gun. All the electric controls are placed on this grip, while a separate rubber tube and bulb control the syringe head. Details of construction are illustrated by figures. (TTT)

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Radioisotope Research Establishment, Prague
OSTI Identifier:
4139952
NSA Number:
NSA-14-019070
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Jaderna Energie
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: Vol: 5; Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-60
Country of Publication:
Country unknown/Code not available
Language:
Czech
Subject:
ENGINEERING AND EQUIPMENT; COILS; CONTROL SYSTEMS; COOLING; CURRENTS; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; GLASS; HEATING; HIGH TEMPERATURE; LABORATORY EQUIPMENT; MACHINING; PERFORMANCE; PLANNING; RADIOACTIVITY; REMOTE HANDLING; RUBBER; TRANSFORMERS; TUBES; VARIATIONS; WATER; WIRES

Citation Formats

Bucina, I. EQUIPMENT FOR THE REMOTE OPENING OF GLASS AMPOULES CONTAINING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL.. Country unknown/Code not available: N. p., 1959. Web.
Bucina, I. EQUIPMENT FOR THE REMOTE OPENING OF GLASS AMPOULES CONTAINING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL.. Country unknown/Code not available.
Bucina, I. Thu . "EQUIPMENT FOR THE REMOTE OPENING OF GLASS AMPOULES CONTAINING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL.". Country unknown/Code not available.
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title = {EQUIPMENT FOR THE REMOTE OPENING OF GLASS AMPOULES CONTAINING RADIOACTIVE MATERIAL.},
author = {Bucina, I},
abstractNote = {The design amd performance characteristics of a novel remote manipulator for opening glass ampoules containing radioactive materials are descrtbed. The well-known method of first heating the glass with a hot wire and then rapidly chilling the area with water or other liquid is employed for cutting the ampoule open, using a 220-4 v. fast transformer as source of current. The secondary coil can be adjusted in 2 steps from 0 to 12 v. Design of the head is unique because it not only holds the hot wire used for cutting the glass but it ts provided with a syringe by means of which cold water can be squirted onto the heated areas of the glass. An extension tube contains the necessary electrical connections for the removable cutting head, while the other end of this tube is fastened to a pistol grip, being similar to a Weyland solder gun. All the electric controls are placed on this grip, while a separate rubber tube and bulb control the syringe head. Details of construction are illustrated by figures. (TTT)},
doi = {},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/4139952}, journal = {Jaderna Energie},
number = ,
volume = Vol: 5,
place = {Country unknown/Code not available},
year = {1959},
month = {1}
}